Ravel’s String Quartet in F is an early work often considered his first masterpiece. This passionate and beautiful quartet demonstrates Ravel’s brilliant juxtaposition of formality and sensuality, and his incredible use of tone color.
Ravel: Quartet in F
Kathlyn Stevens & Stéphanie Caplette, violins; Patrick Horn, viola; and Daniel Parker, cello
Doris Dungan, flute; Gwendolyn Buttemer, oboe and E-Chen Hsu, clarinet